The National Rifle Association posted a membership drive on its Facebook page on Saturday morning as hundreds of thousands nationwide geared up for the "March for Our Lives". "That was unfair to you and that was wrong". Concluded Killer Mike, "I do support the march and I support black people owning guns. It's possible to do both", the rapper added.
"I'm wondering-does Killer Mike pledge allegiance to the grind or does he pledge allegiance to the NRA?" asks Danica Kombol, president and CEO of influencer marketing agency Everywhere Agency. Gaskill's story was contrasted with that of deputy Scot Peterson in the Florida shooting, who was also armed but failed to pursue suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz as he went on a rampage that killed 17 people. "Because from where I'm standing, it looks like a march to burn the Constitution and rewrite the parts they don't like in crayon", he concluded.
Killer Mike is hoping to "clear some stuff up" about his NRA interview released this weekend, in which he defended gun owners.
Nonetheless, Kombol says, Mike made the right move by owning up to it and fostering a space for dialogue.
He said: "You can't continue to be the lackey".
On Thursday evening, NRA TV posted a clip on its YouTube channel entitled "A march for their lies" where the host addressed the Parkland students and said that if their friends hadn't died, "no one would know your names".
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And I always had confidence I could get back into the midfield if I got my fitness back and kept it - and I did that. And he is hoping to have a deal agreed before jetting off to Russian Federation . "This is where I wanted to be".
While mentioning his gun-owning family doesn't support everything their allies do, he spoke on what he told his kids surrounding the school walkouts following the deadly Parkland, Fla., school shooting last month, saying "I love you, if you walk out that school, walk out of my house". And that conversation is about African American gun ownership.African Americans have only been free for 54 years. "She's not serving the people of the NRA, because the people that are joining the NRA, 99.9% of them are incredible people that just want to be safe, responsible gun owners".
While others think he should've known what he was getting himself into.
But they've also increasingly become targets: Their most prominent critics are people who see them less as survivors of a tragedy and more as pawns in a larger effort to influence gun policy.
But in an accompanying statement, El also affirmed that he and Mike might disagree about certain things but that they will always stand by each other.